KeyMe Adds Seasoned NYC Tech Talent to Executive Ranks
Mark O'Neill Joins as CTO and Aly Valli Joins as VP of Product
NEW YORK, November 14, 2018 (Newswire.com) - KeyMe, the rapidly growing consumer technology company that is fundamentally changing the way millions of people access locksmith services, announced today two major additions to its senior team: Mark O'Neill as chief technology officer and Aly Valli as vice president of product.
Mark has been part of the NYC tech industry since the late '90s when he was doing custom search engine work. Since then, he's built software and held executive roles at several high-profile media and retail companies. Most recently, Mark served as the CTO of MM.LaFleur, a professional womenswear retailer operating direct to consumer. Before that, he was the CTO of JackThreads, the leading menswear e-tailer dedicated to constantly improving its web and mobile experience. Prior to JackThreads, Mark spent eight years as Thrillist Media Group's CTO building systems to handle e-commerce and custom content totaling $100 million in annual revenue.
At KeyMe, Mark will be responsible for technology development and strategy as the company continues to reinvent the way consumers access locksmith services through cutting-edge technology.
Aly leads KeyMe’s product development team and will work closely with Mark. Aly began his career at Microsoft and has served as vice president of product at a variety of New York City companies, including hyperlocal news site Patch Media, 3D printing marketplace Shapeways and visual marketing startup Curalate over the past decade. Aly proudly mentors early-stage startups at TechStars NYC.
“Mark and Aly have deep experience building amazing consumer products,” said Greg Marsh, KeyMe’s CEO. “They are going to help take KeyMe’s team and technology to the next level as we bring our service to tens of millions of customers in 2019 and build the most trusted brand in access solutions.”
Founded in 2012, KeyMe is fundamentally transforming key duplication and locksmith services for consumers and businesses. KeyMe smart kiosks are deployed in over 1,900 locations across leading retailers across 46 states, including (alphabetically): Acme, Albertsons, Bed Bath & Beyond, Brookfield, Dillons, Foodtown, Foodmaxx, Frys, Giant Eagle, GGP, Harmon Face Values, JLL Properties, Kmart, Kroger, Mall of America, Ralphs Grocery, Randalls, Rite Aid, Safeway, Save a Lot, Simon Malls, Sears, Starwood, Tom Thumb, Vons and 7-Eleven, among others.
KeyMe kiosks are the first and only kiosk with the ability to duplicate the majority of vehicle and RFID keys on the market. The smart kiosks copy keys in under 30 seconds, at a rate that is 10 times more accurate than industry averages, as well as offer free iOS and Android mobile applications that enable customers to safely scan and save a digital copy of their key so that they have access to their keys when and where they need them.
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Source: KeyMe Inc.